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July 15, 2013

NAMM Supports Industry with Added Value and Focus in Nashville

A new, state-of-the-art venue, more brands and major buying power built to a lively crescendo as the music product industry converged in Nashville for the largest Summer NAMM in five years. NAMM members celebrated the move to Nashville’s Music City Center conducting brisk business,...
July 13, 2013

Closing on a High Note—Attendees Make Their Own Music

“DrumLine Battle Summer NAMM” launched at noon on Saturday in the plaza at the Music City Center’s main entrance. According to DCI Director of Sales and Business Development John DeNovi, “DrumLine Battle is a new opportunity for drumlines around the world to compete...
July 13, 2013

"Best in Show" Winners Announced for 2013 Summer NAMM

The last day of 2013 Summer NAMM wrapped up with "Best in Show," a roundup of the best products and services at the show. Music Inc. Publisher Frank Alkyer hosted the NAMM U Breakfast Session, and panelists included six music retail gear experts: Mike Guillot of...
July 13, 2013

Learn More About the Top 100 Dealer Award Winners

Summer NAMM set the scene for celebrating community music stores—and for recognizing 2013's Top 100 Dealers and their efforts as the most proactive and innovative dealers in our industry! Take a look at the ...
July 12, 2013

Beacock Music Company, Inc. Wins Dealer of the Year at Top 100 Dealer Awards

Beacock Music Company Inc. of Vancouver, WA is the 2013 ‘Dealer of the Year,’ as recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) at the Top 100 Dealer Awards held at Summer NAMM in Nashville on July 12. Along with Beacock Music Company, six other retailers were...
July 12, 2013

Take the Stairs Focuses on Achieving Success

Friday's Breakfast Session, Take the Stairs, was presented by Rory Vaden, New York Times best-selling author of Take the Stairs: 7 Steps to Achieving True Success. Walking attendees through the "Paradox Principle of Sacrifice," he stressed the importance of self discipline and...
July 11, 2013

SupportMusic Coalition Call Shows Importance of Community Effort

Moderated by NAMM Foundation Executive Director Mary Luehrsen, the SupportMusic Coalition's July webinar—“Live From 2013 Summer NAMM"—highlighted Nashville's Music Makes Us music education reinstatement effort. Music Makes Us, a joint venture between Nashville...
July 11, 2013

Music Makes Us Luncheon Celebrates a Valuable Partnership

On Thursday, the NAMM Foundation hosted a luncheon to raise awareness of Nashville’s Music Makes Us program and to celebrate what has been accomplished since it began a year ago. Music Makes Us, a joint venture between Nashville Metro Public Schools and music industry leaders, has...


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